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New coins to commemorate Malaysia's chairmanship of ASEAN

New coins to commemorate Malaysia's chairmanship of ASEAN
Bank Negara Malaysia is issuing commemorative coins in conjunction with the Malaysia's chairmanship of ASEAN this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia is issuing commemorative coins in conjunction with the Malaysia's chairmanship of ASEAN this year.

According to a Bank Negara statement, the coins will be on sale to the public on April 27.

The coins are in the form of Gold Proof Coins and Coloured Silver Proof Coins and Nordic Gold Brilliant Uncirculated Coins.
The face value of the gold coin is RM100 and will be sold at RM1,800 a piece, with only 500 pieces minted.

Meanwhile, the face value of the coloured silver coin is RM10 and the selling price is RM200 a piece and the mintage quantity is 2,000 pieces.

The face value of the Nordic gold coin is RM1 and will be sold at RM10 each with 25,000 pieces minted, the statement said.

These commemorative coins are also available in a 'Set of 3-in-1' and a 'Set of 2-in-1' which are priced at RM2,100 and RM250, respectively.

The words ASEAN 2015 Malaysia appear on the upper circumference of the coins obverse side while the theme "Our People, Our Community and Our Vision" is on the lower side of the coins.

The coins will be sold at the Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery and regional offices located in Penang and Johor Baharu as well as the branches in Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.